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How To Uninstall libmagic-dev On Debian 8

To uninstall libmagic-dev just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just libmagic-dev

File type determination library using "magic" numbers (development)Debian 8.0libdevel1:5.22+15-2+deb8u3
sudo apt-get remove libmagic-dev

This will remove just the libmagic-dev package itself.

Uninstall libmagic-dev and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove libmagic-dev

This will remove the libmagic-dev package and any other dependant packages which are no longer needed.

Purging your config/data too

If you also want to delete your local/config files for libmagic-dev then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge libmagic-dev

Or similarly, like this libmagic-dev

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove libmagic-dev

Package Data

Packagelibmagic-dev
Version1:5.22+15-2+deb8u3
MaintainerChristoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de>
Home pagehttp://www.darwinsys.com/file/
DescriptionFile type determination library using "magic" numbers (development)
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionlibdevel

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